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Mary Joan McAsey Rommel

Mary Joan McAsey Rommel "Joanie" Nee: Whalen Passed away peacefully on Sunday February 19, 2012 at Provena St. Joseph Medical Center. Survived by her husband of 40 years Roger Rommel; her children Monica (Marc) Frost, Colleen (Raymond) Ryan, Tim (Sheila) McAsey and Jennifer Rommel. Grandmother to 9 Michael and Madeline Frost, Matthew,John, Michael and Meaghan Ryan, Joe, Moira and Jon McAsey. Dear sister of Joe Whalen, sister-in-law of Suzanne Whalen. Preceded in death by her first husband Joseph M. McAsey; her parents Monica and Joseph F. Whalen; her brother Martin J. Whalen. Lifetime member of the Cathedral. Graduate of St. Francis Academy. After being widowed at the young age of 27, with three small children to raise, she went on to a successful career selling World Book Encyclopedia. And later owned an antique business in Plainfield. Her greatest loves were playing Bridge, target shooting and enjoying family and friends at the Shack. Funeral from the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home, Thursday February 23, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. to the Cathedral of St. Raymond's for a Mass of Christian Burial at 12 noon. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday 2-7 p.m.

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We offer you our deepest sympathy and prayers at the loss of one so loved Joanie. She was a very special person always happy and glad to see a friend. We will miss her sweet face. Bob @ Sue Fun and Family

February 22, 2012 at 12:00 AM Jan 2 2013 12:00 AM

Dear Jennie Bob and I are very sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a very Special lady. She always was so pleasant to be around. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We are living in florida now so we will not be able to attend the service. But you will be in our hearts and prayers. If you get to florida please come see us. You were always one of Michelles special friends to us. Love Bob and Gerri Ditton

February 21, 2012 at 12:00 AM Jan 2 2013 12:00 AM

Dear Roger Monica Colleen Tim and Jennifer We are so saddened upon hearing the news of Joans passing. We spend the winters down south so are unable to be there to express our sympathy to each of you in person but please know you are all in our thoughts and our prayers. God bless all of you especially at this difficult time and give you strength. Knowing that she is happier than she ever has been before (and I KNOW how happy she always was!!!) should give you comfort. With our love3 prayers and sympathy Borgie and Squibbie...(your mom always called me that!!)

February 20, 2012 at 12:00 AM Jan 2 2013 12:00 AM

We offer you our deepest sympathy and prayers at the loss of one so loved, Joanie.She was a very special person, always happy and glad to see a friend. We will miss her sweet face.Bob @ Sue Fun & Family

February 22, 2012 at 12:00 AM Jan 2 2013 12:00 AM

Dear Jennie, Bob & I are very sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a very Special lady. She always was so pleasant to be around. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We are living in florida now, so we will not be able to attend the service. But, you will be in our hearts and prayers. If you get to florida please come see us. You were always one of Michelle's special friends to us. Love, Bob & Gerri Ditton

February 21, 2012 at 12:00 AM Jan 2 2013 12:00 AM

Dear Roger, Monica, Colleen, Tim and Jennifer,We are so saddened upon hearing the news of Joan's passing. We spend the winters down south, so are unable to be there to express our sympathy to each of you in person, but please know you are all in our thoughts and our prayers.God bless all of you, especially at this difficult time, and give you strength. Knowing that she is happier than she ever has been before, (and I KNOW how happy she always was!!!) should give you comfort.With our love,3prayers and sympathy, Borgie and Squibbie...(your mom always called me that!!)

February 20, 2012 at 12:00 AM Jan 2 2013 12:00 AM